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Showing posts with label Dog-health-issues. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dog-health-issues. Show all posts

Friday, 12 October 2012

Dangerous Mistakes Pet Owners Make

Letting Your Dog Walk You
A poorly trained dog can pull you over while you’re out for a stroll. According to the CDC, tens of thousands of people end up in the ER every year because of pet-related falls. Many of these falls occur during walks -- either when a person trips over a dog or is pulled or pushed by one. Experts say obedience training is the best way to make sure your pooch doesn’t take you down during the morning walk.

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Skin Problems in Dogs

The sound of a dog constantly scratching or licking can be as irritating as nails on a chalkboard. But don’t blame your pooch for these bad habits a skin condition is probably the culprit. Possible causes range from parasites to allergies to underlying illness. 

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Dangerous Foods for Dogs

Dangerous Foods for Dogs
Who can resist those big brown eyes and cute doggie grin? Can a little reward from the table really hurt your dog? Well, that depends on what it is and what's in it. A chip with guacamole can cause your dog some real problems. In fact, there's a lot of people food your dog should never eat. And, it's not just because of weight. Some foods are downright dangerous for dogs -- and some of these common foods may surprise you.

Popular Dog Breeds and Their Health Issues

Siberian Husky: Autoimmune Disorders 

Siberian Huskies seem to be predisposed to a variety of autoimmune disorders, many of which affect the skin. These conditions cause sores and hair loss, often on the face. One immune condition affects both the skin and the eyes and can lead to eye problems like glaucoma and cataracts. Treatment for these disorders is corticosteroids to inhibit the immune system.